Barnyard is a computer-animated film, produced by Nickelodeon Movies and distributed by Paramount Pictures, that was released on August 4, 2006 (October 20, 2006 in the United Kingdom). The film was directed by Steve Oedekerk, who was also the principal scriptwriter, and stars the voices of Kevin James, Courteney Cox, Sam Elliott, Danny Glover, Andie Mac Dowell and Wanda Sykes. The film was rated PG by the MPAA for some mild peril and rude humor.
Barnyard is a new Nickelodeon show that is a spinoff of the 2006 film Barnyard. There is no official airdate yet, but according to the Barnyard DVD, it is set to air in the Fall of 2007.